Bitcoin Trades Above $11,000 & Targets $15k
Jun 25, 2019 at 16:17News
The Bitcoin price has gained significant traction since the beginning of June. Since yesterday, the coin has registered a weighty growth in value and is almost hitting the $13,000 resistance level. Almost the entire cryptocurrency market is following suit, but there are still some coins that are not trading in green. Total market cap has significantly gained by over $10 billion.
Hackers Who Stole $100 Mln in Bitcoin Arrested in Israel
Jun 25, 2019 at 10:21News
The two brothers from Jerusalem, Israeli identified as Eli Gigi (31 years of age) and Assaf Gigi (21), have been arrested on suspicion of being responsible for the infamous Bitfinex hack that cost the cryptocurrency exchange a loss of over $100 million, according to the investigators of the national cyber unit at Lahav 433, who started the investigations back in 2017.
Russian Ministry of Finance Might Allow Cryptocurrency
Jun 24, 2019 at 15:27News
The Russian Ministry of Finance discusses the possibility of allowing the buying and selling of bitcoin and other major types of cryptocurrency. The legislators and the finance ministry are preparing to draft a law on the circulation of digital currency in the country, and the idea of accepting their trading is under a serious discussion, however, the final conclusion on this matter has not yet been reached, according to Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseyev.
Italy to Experiment with Blockchain Rules & Regulations
Jun 24, 2019 at 10:36News
The Central Bank of Italy, the government authority of Italy accountable for regulating the Italian securities market CONSOB (Italian Companies and Exchange Commission), IVASS (Italian Institute for the Supervision of Insurance) and the Ministry of Economic Development (MiSE), are trying to get the applications of financial technology (fintech), blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) in the financial, credit and insurance industry off the ground but within specific rules and regulations.
Bitcoin Trading: 5 Fiat Currencies with Biggest Market Share
Jun 23, 2019 at 10:21News
Coinhills, a platform that offers real-time prices and indexes of cryptocurrencies based on Bitcoin (BTC) through a user-friendly interface, has published the names of the most traded state currencies for selling and buying bitcoins basing on the data from various currencies, markets and digital asset exchanges listed on the platform.
Benefits and Criteria for Picking Cryptocurrency Mining Pool
Jun 21, 2019 at 13:21News
The people who adopted Bitcoin earlier, benefited a lot from it, especially during the cryptocurrency bubble in December 2017 when they saw weighty block rewards and massive gains from this money-spinning new venture. The time when Bitcoin had just surfaced, its mining was relatively cheap, but when its price and popularity started to increase uniformly, the mining difficulty followed suit. Now, pools appear to be a big deal for crypto investors who want to venture into mining.
Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in Asia
Jun 21, 2019 at 11:29News
The Asia region is known for its contradictory relationship towards blockchain technology plus cryptocurrency and its decentralized nature. Some countries such as China, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, etc., embrace it for its innovativeness and disruptive potential, while others try to strictly regulate or even ban it.